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Whistle Blowers partners with AfriSecure Confex

September 14, 2016

We are just shy of a month out from one of the most educational events in the risk and security industry in Southern Africa. Hosted at Vodacom World in Johannesburg on the 11th and 12th October 2016, the AfriSecure Confex looks to take the industry by storm by bringing together some of the top minds…

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Whistle Blowers Partners With AfriSecure Conference and Exhibition 2016

July 28, 2016

A first of its kind in Southern Africa, AfriSecure is a unique combination of exhibition and conference to match the need for knowledge and display in an all encompassing event for the security and safety industry in Southern Africa.           Through careful research and assisted conceptualization, the event aims to meet…

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2016 ACFE Report to the Nations Global Study

April 26, 2016

According to the 2016 ACFE Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse: Victim organisations that lacked anti-fraud controls, like a Whistleblowing Hotline suffered greater losses – in fact twice as MUCH!!! A typical organisation loses 5% of annual revenues to fraud. Source of Tips As tips are the most common detection method, it…

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Economic Crime: A South African Pandemic

March 16, 2016

Economic crime remains a serious challenge to business leaders, government officials and private individuals in South Africa according to The PwC Global Economic Crime Survey 2016. In this survey it was found that the trend has remained unchanged from 2014, with 69% of South African respondents indicating that they had experienced some form of economic…

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EthicsSA Certification of Whistle Blowers!

February 16, 2016

We are proud to announce that, for the sixth consecutive year, Whistle Blowers (Pty) Ltd received accreditation by the Ethics Institute of South Africa! We are continuously working on strengthening our systems and procedures, ensuring quality reports, ongoing communication and a professional service. EthicsSA has certified Whistle Blowers (Pty) Ltd as meeting the External Whistle-blowing Hotline…

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56% of fraudsters are on the inside!

November 20, 2015

As we reach the end of International Fraud Awareness Week 2015, it is important that we continue to promote anti-fraud awareness and education. Whistle Blowers will continue to play it’s part by providing a specialised service that promotes good corporate practice, ethics and honest in organisations across the globe. Organisations are fast realising that having…

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5 Fraud Tips Every Business Leader Should Act On

November 18, 2015

Organisations around the world lose an estimated 5% of their annual revenue to fraud, according to the ACFE’s 2014 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse. The good news? There are some basic steps your organisation can take immediately to lessen your vulnerability to fraud: Be Proactive Adopt a Code of Ethics for…

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International Fraud Awareness Week 2015

November 16, 2015

Whistle Blowers (Pty) Ltd Joins Movement to Shine a Spotlight on Fraud International Fraud Awareness Week kicks off Nov. 15, 2015 worldwide Fraud costs organisations worldwide an estimated 5% of their annual revenues, according to a study conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). If applied to the 2014 estimated Gross World Product,…

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Annual Corruption Survey Results

November 03, 2015

A global risk consultancy, Control Risk, recently released the results of their Annual Corruption Survey which makes for interesting reading. George Nicholls, senior managing director of Control Risks Southern Africa, “Too many businesses are losing out on good opportunities to corrupt competitors, or choosing not to take a risk on an investment or entering a…

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UK Banks To Appoint Whistleblower Senior Managers

October 14, 2015

Whistleblowers have increasingly been under the spotlight. This is due to the fact that a number of high-profile company and industry investigations have been trigged by whistleblowers that have come forward with evidence of illegal conduct. The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have published a set of rules in an…

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Celebrating 15 Years!

September 09, 2015

Over the past 15 years we have continuously strived to be leaders in our field and have succeeded in being the leading independent whistleblowing service provider in South Africa. We now service clients in over 22 countries, proudly fostering long-term relationships with our clients and continually strive towards service improvements.

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Small businesses are at a greater risk

September 08, 2015

Recently, at the Procurement Indaba held in Durban, Lindiwe Zulu, Small Business Development Minister, spoke of how small businesses are being stifled by procurement corruption.

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